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Climate Symposium 2011

Recently held on May 25, 2011, Ocean County Library, Toms River, NJ

World-class scientists and experts discussed the effects of climate change and other coastal hazards on the New Jersey shore. Many thanks to organizers and participants. With over 250 attendees, including many high school students, quality presentations were followed by effective and well received panel discussions with the audience.

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Presentations from the Symposium

Climate Change 101
  Dr. Anthony Broccoli, Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University
Sea Level Change in New Jersey: Should I Sell My Shore House
  Dr. Kenneth Miller, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Rutgers University
Coastal Storms of the New Jersey Shore
  Dr. Steven Decker, Department of Environmental Sciences, Rutgers University
Coastal Geomorphology: Change and Shoreline Threats
  Dr. Norbert Psuty, Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
Economic Values Generated by the New Jersey Shore
  Dr. Joseph Seneca, Bloustein School of Public Policy, Rutgers University
Adapting to Climate Change in New Jersey
  Dr. Marjorie Kaplan, Office of Climate and Energy, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Catastrophic Risk in Coastal New Jersey: Past, Present, and Future
  Dr. Megan Linkin, Allianz Risk Transfer






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